Quick facts
  • Year established:
    1979
  • Website:
    http://www.dovehouse.org.uk
  • Contact
    • Dove House Hospice, Chamberlain Road, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom, HU8 8DH

About Dove House Hospice Limited

Dove House Hospice is a charity providing care for people in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire, with life limiting illnesses.

Their vision is that within 10 years, everyone with a progressive, life-limiting, illness in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire is aware of and able to access hospice care at Dove House Hospice and that their hospice care will extend outside of their buildings and into the community.

To reach this target, a set of four core principles have been introduced for each and every employee to follow daily. The core principles in question are: United; Passionate; Positive; and Professional.

The hospice 'Magic Moments' award provides a way for anyone to record something they see or experience which goes above and beyond what is required, or that shows care, forethought or special kindness to either a patient, volunteer or staff member. They believe magic moments happen every day in the organisation and they encourage everyone to take the time to nominate those special acts of kindness for an award.


What is it like to work for Dove House Hospice Limited

Leadership
Leadership
The CEO leading Dove House has an open door policy reflected by all members of the Executive Management Team. The leader is highly visible, and regularly visits every department to spend time with staff and volunteers.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The hospice has an Environmental Policy which is reviewed annually and is the responsibility of the Health & Safety Officer, approved by the Director of Finance & Support Services. Details of this are available to staff on the hospice intranet. The building utilises solar panels, the benefits of which are twofold, both reducing the environmental impact of the site, and reducing operating costs of the organisation. 
My Company
My Company
The staff of Dove House wear lanyards displaying the four Core Principles, and these principles are something every member of staff would be proud to express as they are embedded in day to day practice. Posters displaying the principles are also on display throughout the hospice buildings. 

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Male : Female:

    22% / 78%

  • Staff:

    307

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • UK sites:

    42

  • Average Age:

    47

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